PetroTal (PTAL LN/TAL CN)C; Target of £0.65 per share: Latest well flows >7.6 mbbl/d. Sales pipeline back on line – The latest horizontal well (BN-8H) has achieved a ten day initial oil production rate of ~7.6 mbbl/d. This is materially above our expectations of ~5 mbbl/d. As a result, current oil production is ~ 15.4 mbbl/d, also above our expectations of >13 mbbl/d. This is a very good result and, with another development well due to
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While the company’s guidance has been narrowed upwards to 58-61kboed vs 55-61kboed in the July update, the news of the release is on the resignation of the CFO (Les Wood). After a roller-coaster ride over the last couple of years, the timing is appropriate, especially with the refinancing done in H1. Furthermore, the company has revisited the Kenyan development project and is looking for a strategic partner.
Companies: Tullow Oil plc
Market update - 15/09/2021
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ADX Energy (ADX AU)C; Target of A$0.030 per share: Initiating Coverage: Oil, Green Hydrogen and Geothermal in Austria - ADX Energy is an A$20 mm market cap company with onshore licences in Austria. ADX is the 3rd upstream player and only foreign operator alongside OMV and RAG. ADX is generating value from its geological assets along three models. (i) It produces ~340 boe/d (light oil) from long life mature assets with material low cost
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Market update - 14/07/2021
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Challenger Energy (CEG LN)C; Target of 12p per share: Drilling update in Trinidad - The Saffron well penetrated various Middle Cruse zones including hydrocarbons zones as prognosed pre-drill, and with drilling rates and impact on surrounding clays and mobile shales improved significantly from Saffron-1 owing to the use of synthetic-based muds and a solid foundation for drilling design in any future field development. Initial petrophysi
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Market update - 29/04/2021
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Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC LN)C; Target price of 1.90p: Getting ready to start high impact drilling – The Saffron #2 well in Trinidad is expected to spud mid-May. The well is expected to add 200-300 bbl/d production and to derisk ~11 mmbbl recoverable resources. The well is expected to cost US$3 mm and generate US$1.8-2.6 mm cashflow per year. In a success case, BPC would drill 5-9 follow-on wells in 2021 to add 1.0-1.5 mbbl/d. In Suriname, drilling is expected to start
Companies: GENL HBR CEG CNE FEC JSE JOG SDX TLW
Market update - 18/03/2021
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GeoPark (GPRK US)C; Target price of US$25 per share: Excellent financial results. Increased production guidance. Additional exploration wells – With higher oil price expectations, GeoPark is increasing its FY21 capex guidance from US$100-120 mm to US$130-150 mm. The new guidance includes US$75-90 mm for development (up from US$60 70 mm) and US$55-60 mm for exploration (up from US$40 50 mm). The new capex guidance will allow GeoPark to produce 41 43 mboe/d in 2021 (up from 40
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Management issued somewhat positive comments on the refinancing, being “confident that a mutually satisfactory agreement on debt refinancing can be reached in the first half of this year”. This is the relevant news coming from this release, along the environmental targets, as the FY results were in line with the preliminary update in January.
Market update - 10/03/2021
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Vaalco Energy (EGY US/LN)C; Target price of £4.20: Completing the acquisition of stake in Etame – Vaalco has now completed the acquisition of Sasol 27.8% working interest in the Etame Marin block offshore Gabon, increasing the Vaalco’s total working interest to 58.8%. The company paid US$29.6 million in cash to Sasol, taking into account the agreed upon transaction price of US$44 mm, the deposit already paid and post-effective date adjustments, with a future contingent payme
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Next weeks' OPEC+ meeting likely to lead to lifting of production restrictions
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Phoenix copper today provides an update on its ground geophysical survey over the Red Star prospect near its Empire copper project in Idaho. The Red Star skarn mineralisation (lead and silver ± copper, zinc) is associated with magnetite; the survey just undertaken was to better understand the distribution and orientation of magnetite to find potential mineralisation and to inform the location and direction of a further drilling programme.
Companies: Phoenix Copper Ltd. (United Kingdom)
We are initiating coverage of VAST Resources (VAST), which has wholly-owned Baita Plai and Manaila polymetallic mines plus an interest in two exploration projects, all located in Romania. At this stage, Baita Plai is the main driver for our valuation as it is currently being ramped up to 14kt per month. As such, we expect Baita Plai’s Cu eq output to reach c 2.4ktpa in FY23F followed by 3.3ktpa in FY24F. This, coupled with Manaila’s potential re-start of an additional 3ktpa of Cu eq over the sho
Companies: Vast Resources plc
Diversified Energy Company (DEC) has announced a fourth acquisition within the Company's Central Region, acquiring a portfolio of upstream assets and related infrastructure from Tapstone Energy Holdings LLC and its related party, KL CHK SPV LLC. Oaktree Capital will co-invest in the acquisition, representing Oaktree's third co-investment since May this year. Importantly, Oaktree's participation provides important third-party validation whilst also affording Diversified additional liquidity and l
Companies: Diversified Energy Company PLC
We see the UK Government’s Net Zero Strategy as being overall helpful but not especially definitive. Amongst our coverage group, Drax Group (DRX LN) and Velocys (VLS LN) benefit from the Humberside CCS cluster prioritisation and Velocys from SAF support. The amount of renewables is likely to boost the need for flexibility solutions where Drax, Gore Street (GSF LN) and SIMEC Atlantis (SAE LN) can benefit. Hydrogen companies ITM (ITM LN) and Powerhouse Energy (PHE LN) are likely to find support. T
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Companies: Shanta Gold Limited
Today’s IPO of Tungsten West (TUN-LON) unlocks a valuable, long term revenue stream for Hargreaves. This comprises a £1m per annum fee (first payment next month) as well as a mining services contract once the mine recommences production. The resulting EPS upgrades are 6% and 7% in FY22 and FY23 respectively, followed by 9% in FY24 with the first partial contribution from the mining services contract. This continues Hargreaves’ impressive recent run of forecast upgrades and reinforces our convict
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Devolver Digital to join AIM, an award-winning digital video games publisher and developer in the indie games space. Recently awarded indie 'Publisher of the Year 2021' by GamesIndustry.biz. Offer TBA. Due early Nov.
Life Science REIT to join AIM raising up to £100m. This will be the first London listed real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on UK life science properties providing investors with exposure
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Shanta Gold (AIM: SHG) has, this morning, announced its production and operational results for the quarter ended 30th September 2021 – see Fig 1. Operationally this was a slightly weaker than expected quarter but very promising from the corporate side with a new five-year plan announced, an 0.10cps interim dividend announced and a resource update at the West Kenya Project (WKP).
QoQ production was flat at 14,194 oz and AISC rose to $1,480/oz caused by a temporary drop in grade as well as hig
Brent crude topped $85 a barrel in London for the first time since 2018, the latest milestone in a global energy crisis that has seen prices soar.
West Texas Intermediate for November settlement rose 97 cents to settle at $82.28 a barrel in New York.
Brent for December delivery added 86 cents to settle at $84.86 a barrel.
The global benchmark rose above the key level in intraday trading but did not settle above it on Friday. US crude futures posted an eighth straight weekly
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Trifast has released a good interim trading update ahead of its interim results due on 23 November. Overall trading has been in line with management expectations at “both revenue and profit levels” since the AGM update in July although this belies the strength of the Group's top line performance in our view. We remain buyers.
Companies: Trifast plc
Rio’s investors day was focused on two of the most critical mining industry thematics in today’s times, i.e. green and growth. The announced measures couldn’t have materialised at a better time, given the (recent) woes pertaining to governance and the iron ore market sell-off. Remember, considering Rio’s enviable balance sheet strength, it has the flexibility to pursue the targeted plans with rigorously and, at the same time, maintain ‘relative’ shareholder reward attractiveness. Hence, we reite
Companies: Rio Tinto plc
Anglo Asian Mining* (AAZ LN) - BUY – 180p – 4.5c special dividend
BeMetals (BMET CN) –– Drilling commences at South Mountain, Idaho
Condor Gold* (CNR LN) – BUY, valuation 102.5p – Progress of the La India feasibility study
Hochschild (HOC LN) - Hochschild to spin off rare earth assets
Rambler Metals and Mining* (RMM LN) – BUY, fair value 10.7p - Ming mine underground drilling programme demonstrates grade and width improvements at depth
SolGold* (SOLG LN) – Tandayama-America initial resour
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Tungsten West (TUN.L) has joined AIM. Tungsten West is the 100% owner and operator of the historical Hemerdon tungsten and tin mine located near Plymouth in southern Devon. Hemerdon represents the world's third largest tungsten mineral resource, with a JORC (2012) compliant Mineral Resource Estimate of approximately 325Mt at 0.12 WO3. Capital raised on Admission: £39m. Anticipated Mkt Cap: £106.2m.
Future Metals NL (ASX:FME, FME.L) (formerly named Red Emperor Resources NL) had joined AIM
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With the recent acquisition of producing assets in the US, Canadian Overseas Petroleum (COPL) has started a new chapter in its existence and has already transformed its value proposition to investors. Following the recent operational developments, we are already seeing potential for a significant additional value accretion in the next 12 months, not only from the producing Barron Flats Unit (BFU), but from several other opportunities as well. The potentially better-than- expected production ramp
Companies: Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited